Despoina D Kakagia

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Publications

  1. doi Wound closure of leg fasciotomy: Comparison of vacuum-assisted closure versus shoelace technique. A randomised study
    D Kakagia
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Democritus University in Thrace Hospital, Alexandroupolis, Greece Electronic address
    Injury 45:890-3. 2014
  2. ncbi Local infiltrative anesthetic effect of tramadol compared to lidocaine for excision of cutaneous lesions: pilot randomized, double-blind clinical study
    Despoina Kakagia
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Cutan Med Surg 16:101-6. 2012
  3. ncbi Calcific uremic arteriolopathy treated with cinacalcet, paricalcitol, and autologous growth factors
    Despoina Kakagia
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Democritus University Hospital, Alexandrouplois, Greece
    J Cutan Med Surg 15:121-4. 2011
  4. ncbi Vacuum-assisted closure downgrades reconstructive demands in high-risk patients with severe lower extremity injuries
    D Kakagia
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Democritus University, Alexandroupolis University Hospital, Dragana, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Acta Chir Plast 51:59-64. 2009
  5. ncbi Synergistic action of protease-modulating matrix and autologous growth factors in healing of diabetic foot ulcers. A prospective randomized trial
    Despoina D Kakagia
    1st Department of Surgery, Democritus University Hospital, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Diabetes Complications 21:387-91. 2007
  6. ncbi Postoperative analgesic effect of locally infiltrated levobupivacaine in fleur-de-Lys abdominoplasty
    Despoina D Kakagia
    Department of Surgery, Thraki Medical Centre, 7 P Kirillou, 68100, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 31:128-32. 2007
  7. ncbi Intraoperative cytological evaluation of Marjolin ulcers
    Despoina Kakagia
    Department of Surgery, Thraki Medical Center, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Onkologie 29:21-4. 2006
  8. ncbi Breastfeeding after reduction mammaplasty: a comparison of 3 techniques
    Despoina Kakagia
    Department of Surgery, Thraki Medical Center, Alex polis, Greece
    Ann Plast Surg 55:343-5. 2005
  9. ncbi Levobupivacaine versus ropivacaine infiltration analgesia for mastopexy: a comparative study of 2 long-acting anesthetic drugs in infiltrative anesthesia for mastopexy
    Despoina Kakagia
    Department of Surgery, Thraki Medical Centre, Democritus University of Thrace, 7 P Kirillou Street, 68100 Alex polis, Greece
    Ann Plast Surg 55:258-61. 2005
  10. ncbi Comparative efficacy of ropivacaine and bupivacaine infiltrative analgesia in otoplasty
    Despoina Kakagia
    Department of Surgery, Thraki Medical Centre, Alex polis, Greece
    Ann Plast Surg 54:409-11. 2005

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Publications15

  1. doi Wound closure of leg fasciotomy: Comparison of vacuum-assisted closure versus shoelace technique. A randomised study
    D Kakagia
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Democritus University in Thrace Hospital, Alexandroupolis, Greece Electronic address
    Injury 45:890-3. 2014
    ..Fasciotomies, though essential for the prevention and management of compartment syndromes, may increase morbidity and prolong hospitalisation. Two widely applied methods of delayed primary closure are compared in leg fasciotomy wounds...
  2. ncbi Local infiltrative anesthetic effect of tramadol compared to lidocaine for excision of cutaneous lesions: pilot randomized, double-blind clinical study
    Despoina Kakagia
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Cutan Med Surg 16:101-6. 2012
    ..In this double-blind, randomized study, the efficacy of tramadol, an atypical opioid, was tested versus lidocaine in excision of cutaneous lesions of the face...
  3. ncbi Calcific uremic arteriolopathy treated with cinacalcet, paricalcitol, and autologous growth factors
    Despoina Kakagia
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Democritus University Hospital, Alexandrouplois, Greece
    J Cutan Med Surg 15:121-4. 2011
    ..Calcific uremic arteriolopathy is an uncommon cutaneous ischemic necrotizing disease, most commonly associated with renal disease and hyperparathyroidism, bearing a high mortality rate...
  4. ncbi Vacuum-assisted closure downgrades reconstructive demands in high-risk patients with severe lower extremity injuries
    D Kakagia
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Democritus University, Alexandroupolis University Hospital, Dragana, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Acta Chir Plast 51:59-64. 2009
    ..This retrospective study aims to evaluate the use of negative pressure as an adjunct to delayed soft tissue reconstruction in patients with complex lower limb trauma...
  5. ncbi Synergistic action of protease-modulating matrix and autologous growth factors in healing of diabetic foot ulcers. A prospective randomized trial
    Despoina D Kakagia
    1st Department of Surgery, Democritus University Hospital, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    J Diabetes Complications 21:387-91. 2007
    ..It is concluded that protease-modulating dressings act synergistically with autologous growth factors and enhance their efficacy in diabetic foot ulcers...
  6. ncbi Postoperative analgesic effect of locally infiltrated levobupivacaine in fleur-de-Lys abdominoplasty
    Despoina D Kakagia
    Department of Surgery, Thraki Medical Centre, 7 P Kirillou, 68100, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 31:128-32. 2007
    ..This prospective double-blind study compared the analgesic properties of locally infiltrated levobupivacaine with those of ropivacaine in fleur-de-lys abdominoplasty...
  7. ncbi Intraoperative cytological evaluation of Marjolin ulcers
    Despoina Kakagia
    Department of Surgery, Thraki Medical Center, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Onkologie 29:21-4. 2006
    ..This preliminary study aims to discuss the reliability of a simpler and faster method -- intraoperative cytology -- in the diagnosis of Marjolin ulcers...
  8. ncbi Breastfeeding after reduction mammaplasty: a comparison of 3 techniques
    Despoina Kakagia
    Department of Surgery, Thraki Medical Center, Alex polis, Greece
    Ann Plast Surg 55:343-5. 2005
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  9. ncbi Levobupivacaine versus ropivacaine infiltration analgesia for mastopexy: a comparative study of 2 long-acting anesthetic drugs in infiltrative anesthesia for mastopexy
    Despoina Kakagia
    Department of Surgery, Thraki Medical Centre, Democritus University of Thrace, 7 P Kirillou Street, 68100 Alex polis, Greece
    Ann Plast Surg 55:258-61. 2005
    ..It is concluded that levobupivacaine is more effective for local infiltrative analgesia in mastopexy than ropivacaine, providing longer-lasting postoperative analgesia...
  10. ncbi Comparative efficacy of ropivacaine and bupivacaine infiltrative analgesia in otoplasty
    Despoina Kakagia
    Department of Surgery, Thraki Medical Centre, Alex polis, Greece
    Ann Plast Surg 54:409-11. 2005
    ..The authors conclude that ropivacaine can be used as an effective alternative to bupivacaine in otoplasty...
  11. ncbi A rapidly growing nodule on the face
    D Kakagia
    Department of Surgery, Thraki Medical Centre, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Clin Exp Dermatol 30:107-9. 2005
  12. ncbi Reduction mammaplasty specimens and occult breast carcinomas
    D Kakagia
    Department of Surgery, Thraki Medical Center, 1 Komninon Str, 68100 Alex polis, Greece
    Eur J Surg Oncol 31:19-21. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to report the incidence of occult cancer in reduction mammaplasty (RM) specimens...
  13. ncbi Brooke-Spiegler syndrome with parotid gland involvement
    Despoina Kakagia
    Department of Surgery, Thraki Medical Center, 1 Komninon Str, 681100 Alex polis, Greece
    Eur J Dermatol 14:139-41. 2004
    ..The association of BSS with salivary gland tumours, emphasizes the necessity of thorough salivary gland examination in all patients with skin lesions. Knowledge of the genetic background of BSS allows for genetic counseling of patients...
  14. ncbi Case 3. Brooke-Spiegler syndrome
    D Kakagia
    Department of Surgery, Thraki Medical Centre, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Clin Exp Dermatol 29:335-6. 2004
  15. ncbi Ulcerative locally advanced breast cancer: the efficacy of combined anthracycline-based and hormonal therapy
    D Kakagia
    Department of Surgery, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 25:716-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the employment of combined anthracycline-based chemotherapy and hormonal therapy in ulcerative locally advanced mammary carcinoma...